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The Wildcat Sanctuary urges USDA ban on public contact with wild cats

By | April 1, 2015 at 5:19 pm | No comments

Copy of our letter to legislators and USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack: "Since our sanctuary has been seriously impacted by the lack of a ban on public handling of big cats, we encourage the USDA to finalize this long overdue rule.  Public handling of big cats, bears, and...

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Minnesota artist Kat Corrigan’s benefit for The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | March 10, 2015 at 6:38 pm | No comments

Can you imagine challenging yourself to complete a cat painting every single day and posting it daily for all to see?  That's what popular Minnesota artist Kat Corrigan is doing this month. This is the fifth year for her 30 Cats in 30 Days project.  Kat has solicited cat...

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In the heart of a rescue at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | February 9, 2015 at 11:51 pm | No comments

A life on display I received a call from a caretaker of a small event center in California.  She explained that servals, caracals, a lynx and tigers were on display at a mansion.  The mansion was used for weddings, events, retreats, tours and even yoga classes.  The cats...

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How do you know when a rescued wild cat is happy?

By | January 25, 2015 at 2:39 am | No comments

Most think, if you provide a rescued wild cat with good nutrition, an optimal natural environment, enrichment to challenge his or her senses, and quality veterinary care, they should be happy – right? But, what happens if that’s not always the case? That's why behavioral...

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Cub Petting. Who pays the price?

By | January 5, 2015 at 1:55 am | No comments

A tiny, adorable, white tiger baby.  Who can resist?  Everyone wants this thrill of a lifetime; to hold one, to play with one, to bottle feed one, to take photos with one  – right? That’s exactly what exhibitors are counting on when they offer cubs for petting or...

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The 12 Days of Catmas – wild cat style!

By | December 14, 2014 at 5:35 pm | No comments

The 12 Days of Catmas On the first day of Catmas My true love sent to me A lynx in an evergreen tree                     On the second day of Catmas My true love sent to me Two cubs...

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One Green Planet features The Wildcat Sanctuary’s rescue of Shazam, the black leopard

By | November 15, 2014 at 11:18 pm | No comments

Shazam, the Stunning Black Leopard Finally Enjoys His Freedom at The Wildcat Sanctuary When the Catskill Game Farm closed its doors for business in 2006, it rang a number of alarm bells for animal welfare organizations across the U.S. The Game Farm had been in operation since...

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Driveway Cats art event – a fun way to sponsor a cat at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | November 8, 2014 at 3:03 am | No comments

We love to share stories about our sponsors, especially when they come to us in such inventive ways! Take Dave Witte and his wife April Vlar.  They came up with a really original idea about how to raise money to help support a cat at The Wildcat Sanctuary.  Calling their...

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3M partners with The Wildcat Sanctuary on new line of animal print duct tape

By | October 23, 2014 at 3:44 am | No comments

The Wildcat Sanctuary is happy to announce a new partnership with 3M products.  The company recently launched a new series of duct tape called Tiger, Serval Spots, and White Tiger.  These duct tapes feature the animal fur patterns of our serval Sebastian, along with tigresses...

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Small Cat Track is right on track at The Wildcat Sanctuary!

By | October 17, 2014 at 8:44 pm | No comments

We are so grateful for the help we’ve received to reconstruct the habitats and temperature-controlled building in the Small Cat Track section of the Sanctuary.  Many of you may recall mold was discovered in the building and, for the safety of the cats, it had to be gutted....

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